- Download and Install Firefox
Zotero is best used as an add-on for Firefox. If you do not already have Firefox on your computer, go to mozilla.org and follow the instructions for the free download. If you prefer to use Chrome or Safari see the instructions below for Zotero Standalone.
- Download and Install Zotero
While in Firefox, visit zotero.org/download and select Zotero for Firefox. When prompted click Allow, then Install Now, then Restart Now:
Zotero Standalone for Use with Firefox, Chrome, and Safari
- Using the the browser you want to use with Zotero, download and Install Zotero Standalone and the extension for the browser of your choice
Visit zotero.org/download and select Zotero 4.0 for Windows or Zotero 4.0 for Mac depending on your operating system. Follow download instructions.
Next download the extension for Firefox, Chrome, or Safari by clicking on its icon under Zotero 4.0 for Windows orZotero 4.0 for Mac and following the instructions.